Paint this picture: The reflection of the vermilion sun twinkling on the clear waters of the Arabian sea. The salinity in the air gradually driving away your weekly woes. It could be hot but you're close to cold waters so you can take a dip too. Pack a picnic and enjoy a weekend at one of these beaches near Pune.
Soak Your Feet In The Sand & Enjoy At These Beaches Near Pune
Mandwa village, approximately 150 kms from Pune (via Mumbai-Bangalore) is the most sought-after destination among people who love a beach day. Known for its pleasant climate and tall green coconut palms, this beach is the perfect one-day escape for you. Adventurous types can test their adrenaline and try out water sports like surf-boarding, banana rides, jet-ski rides and the stand-up paddle boarding.
Approximately 143 kms from Pune, this beach is known for its clean sands and undeterred coastline, take a walk barefoot down the Alibaug beach. The place is also famous for water sports and sight-seeing. Also, the next time you’re in Alibaug, don’t forget to check out the Kulaba Fort, Magnetic Observatory and the Tower of St.Barbara.
Situated in the town of Dapoli, approximately 159 kms from the city, Murud Beach is synonymous with soft sands, lush green views and the most beautiful sunsets ever. Every morning, boats venture out to spot dolphins too. You can pay INR 200 per person and get on a boat to spot them, but you've got to keep your eyes pierced to the water.
Kashid, 170 kms from Pune, is a beach town on the shores of the Arabian Sea, located 30 kms from Alibaug. The beach is romantically calm and the sunsets and the sunrises are worth a million dollars. There are ample home stays and villas around. Book one and enjoy a beer while look out at the sea from your villa's balcony.
One of the lesser-known beaches of Maharashtra, Harihareshwar Beach is located in Raigad district and is 175 kms away from Pune. Untapped and unpolluted, the beach is surrounded by four hills – Harihareshwar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri.
Located near Mumbai, Navapur beach is around five hours away from Pune. The significance of this beach is it's naturally black sand coast that adds to the beauty of the place. Along with this, Navapur beach is also very less known an hence is a very peaceful beach. To know more about Navapur Beach, click here.